repaired ottoman slipcover

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Decorating, Sewing, Tutorials49 Comments

Oh, my lovely followers…  I can’t tell you how much I’ve enjoyed reading through your comments of gratitude on Monday’s giveaway post.  If you just need some encouragement, go read some of them.  Readers are sharing gratitude for simple things like gardening and enjoying a good book to big things like a successful kidney transplant decades ago and the love … Read More

simple footstool slipcover

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Before and Afters, Decorating, Furniture Makeovers, Master Bedroom, My House, Room Makeovers, Sewing, Tutorials, upholstery, upholstery makeovers36 Comments

Between gardening projects and everything else I’ve been working on, I’ve also been getting some sewing projects knocked out.  A couple of weekends ago, I cut out the pieces and made piping for this footstool/ottoman I picked up at an antique store a few years ago.  I buy these any time I see them for a good price ($40 or … Read More

parsons chair linen slipcover reveal

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Before and Afters, Decorating, Furniture Makeovers, Kitchen, My House, Sewing, Tutorials, upholstery, upholstery makeovers40 Comments

I know that my house usually looks clean and tidy in the pictures I share here and on social media.  And, I will admit, that I am a bit of a neat freak.  I generally like to clean and I love having a spotless, organized, and clutter-free home.  But, life happens here.  I have middle school boys, a dog, two … Read More

parsons chair slipcover tutorial | part 2 | making ties & adding a skirt

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Furniture Makeovers, Kitchen, My House, Sewing, Tutorials, upholstery, upholstery makeovers7 Comments

The winner of the Dreamy Whites giveaway is Paula Jolly!  Congrats! If you missed part one of this slipcover tutorial, you can find it HERE.  In part one, I show how to make the “body” of the slipcover.  This tutorial works for almost any armless chair, but is specifically for a parsons chair with small wings.  You can also find … Read More

dining chair upholstery tutorial

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Furniture Makeovers, Sewing, Tutorials, upholstery15 Comments

I almost completely forgot that I left this chair makeover tutorial hanging after I shared how to make the slipcover for the seat!  I was traveling and visiting family and wasn’t reminded about part two until someone mentioned it on Instagram.  Anyway, I dusted off the video footage and got everything edited, so I could share how to strip and … Read More